EBOOK / PDF [Whales AUTHOR Kelsey Oseid]

  • Hardcover
  • 160
  • Whales AUTHOR Kelsey Oseid
  • Kelsey Oseid
  • en
  • 27 July 2020
  • 9780399581830

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characters õ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ¸ Kelsey Oseid Kelsey Oseid ¸ 8 Free download Free read Whales AUTHOR Kelsey Oseid A gorgeously illustrated entertaining and educational guide to the wonderful whales dolphins and porpoises of the world Some of the world's most fascinating and beloved animals cetaceans have captivated the human imagination for centuries Whales An Illustrated Celebration explores the most interesting and illu Kelsey Oseid s illustrations apparently scientifically accurate but also appealingly tinged with personality and emotion make the enormous amount of up to date information in this book surprisingly digestible I thought I knew a lot about whales before but I now realize my previous knowledge was uite scattershot not grasping the intricacies of cetacean taxonomy meant I used to be confused about which whales are closely related to which which can echolocate and which cannot etc In hindsight this is not surprising without a good teacher taxonomy can be as dry a subject as Biblical genealogies all those hard to remember polysyllabic names slushing through the sieve of one s mind By providing a color illustration of each whale species alongside one or two distinctive and memorable facts about it eg the northern bottlenose whale Hyperoodon ampullatus is known for refusing to leave its wounded companions which made it vulnerable to whalers and by presenting each species in the context of its genus and family Oseid made whale taxonomy legible to me for the first time Likewise her pictures make distinctions like the difference between the whale behaviors of breaching and spy hopping clearer than a thousand words could The book includes sections on whale evolution feeding habitats familial and social life and interactions with humans including environmentalist considerations Though this book is seemingly intended for adults the language while perfectly lucid is not simplified to the level typically associated with children s books I think it could still be appropriate as a gift for all ages younger children could start by focusing on the images and gradually grow into the words

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characters õ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ¸ Kelsey Oseid Kelsey Oseid ¸ 8 Free download Free read Whales AUTHOR Kelsey Oseid Ogy and their ecology habitats and behaviors such as singing fluking beaching bubble feeding and Perfect for nature and animal lovers from eight to eighty Whales also covers the current state of wild and captive cetaceans worldwide why we should care and what we can do to help our beautiful marine mammal frien What a beautiful book It was utterly delightful to spend the past and hour and a half immersed in these gorgeously illustrated pages learning a bit about the majesty of cetaceans Pro tip read this while listening to Songs of the Humpback Whale recorded by conservationist Frank Watlington whose work is mentioned in the book

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characters õ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ¸ Kelsey Oseid Kelsey Oseid ¸ 8 Free download Free read Whales AUTHOR Kelsey Oseid Minating facts about these marine mammals from the enormous blue whale which has a heart the size of a car to the river dolphin which is pink Gorgeously illustrated with full color art on every page this giftable guide delves into cetaceans' mysterious evolution from land to water mammals their place in mythol Whales An Illustrated Celebration is a delightful overview of cetaceans their evolution habitats interactions and relationship to humans The illustrations are detailed enough to be very informative but are also high uality art pieces in themselves The book is simple enough to be a read aloud for children but informational enough to be interesting to adults I highly recommend the book to anyone even slightly interested in whales or life in the ocean